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A special thanks to Pat Bacon for putting these together. If you find others that should be here, please email josmiles@yahoo.com

Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons
   http://www.asps.asn.au/
   Noteworthy - history of discipline, craniofacial surgery is under construction

Plink - The Plastic Surgery link, soon moving to
   http://www.nvpc.nl/plink
   Noteworthy - news groups, cranio-maxillofacial surgery

Surgical Procedures Homepage
   http://www.godaedalus.com/srg_proc/lip.html
   Note: This is where the unilateral cleft lip repair discussion was posted. 
   Over 50 sets of photos showing transitions through repair. Very technical discussion.
   Good site if you want to see what is done to repair.

PRS-Net - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

   http://www.i-med.com/prs/

ASPS/PSEF Website -- American Society of Plastic Surgeons and Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation 
   http://www.plasticsurgery.org/
   Interesting info on tissue expansion and scar revision, but there is more

   http://www.plasticsurgery.org/surgery/tisexp.htm
   and    http://www.plasticsurgery.org/surgery/scar.htm

The figure showing the Tessier classification is in a document located at
http://brasil.emb.nw.dc.us/NIB/hospvirt/cirplast/crfac_01.htm

   This document is written in the language of Brasil (Brazil).
   I don't know if it is Spanish or Portuguese or Brasilian, but a few 
   of the words I can  make out.  There is also some information on 
   Treacher Collins, Crouzon and Apert. I found the line drawing 
   interesting showing the different types of cleft.  

The Craniofacial Page of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Page (Columbia 
Presbyterian Medical College)

   http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu:80/dept/nsg/PNS/Craniofacial.html

SYNDROMES:

Teeter's Page - The Apert Syndrome Resource
   http://www.apert.org
   Noteworthy - info and lots of linked pix and stories - like our gallery

Klippel-Feil Syndrome Network

   http://members.aol.com/kfsconxpgs/index.htm

   Klippel-Feil Syndrome describes congenital fusion of at least two of the seven 
   vertebrae in the cervical-spine. In addition there may be fusion or 
   anomalies of vertebrae in the thoracic or lumbar-spine.

Velo Cardial Facial Syndrome

   http://www.crosslink.net/~marchett/vcfs/vcfs.shtml

Genetic Syndrome Support Groups Online and other Health-related WWW Sites 
   http://members.aol.com/dnacutter/sgroup.htm

Also search the web at your favorite search engine.
   http://www.albany.net/allinone/
has links to most search engines.


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